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Systems of Inequity: Representations of Immigrants, Refugees, and Newcomers in Canada's National Housing StrategyDownload
Housing insecurity and homelessness in Canada have significant implications in the lived experiences of people. It is estimated that on any given night in Canada, approximately 35,000 people experience homelessness; further, estimates of 235,000 people experience homelessness in a given year...
This study examined the experiences, perspectives and opinions of people who work at the Crosstown Clinic in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The Crosstown Clinic is the only program of its kind in North America, providing injectable heroin and hydromorphone to people with an entrenched opioid addiction....
Mothering on the Margins: A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Precariously Housed Women Negotiating Harm and Care.Download
This paper-based doctoral dissertation explores the experiences of three women, who are precariously housed, and who disclosed substance use during their pregnancy or early post-partum period. Guided by narrative inquiry’s commitment to relational ethics and responsibilities, I formed close...
In the now vast literature on healthcare workforce utilization, the discourse on nursing team memb ers’ role contribution has mainly centered on the use of healthcare institutional goals and quantitative outcomes measures such a s healthcare cost, patients’ morbidity and mortality...
Adult Children Perceptions of the Quality of Hospital Care Received by Their Advanced-Age Parents at the End of Life: A Sequential Mixed Methods ApproachDownload
Dying advanced-age adults (85+) are at risk of receiving suboptimal end-of-life (EOL) care in hospital, as they are often not recognized as dying. Their children may have important perspectives on quality advanced-age hospital-based EOL care. The aim of this study was to develop a theory of...
Othering Homelessness: How Lone Mothers Manage Housing Insecurity in Prince Edward Island, CanadaDownload
Homelessness is a complex socio-economic and political problem that impacts health status and continues to challenge researchers and policy makers in Canada. Individuals and families who lack safe, affordable shelter are heterogeneous and represent almost every facet of society. Although living...
Facilitators and Barriers to Breastfeeding Practices of Internally Displaced Mothers Residing in Disaster Relief Camps in Pakistan: A Critical EthnographyDownload
Background and Aim Disaster relief camps are one of the most vulnerable settings where women are at risk of discontinuing their breastfeeding practices. Although challenges associated with continued breastfeeding during disasters and displacements are prevalent globally, they are particularly...
Background: Current demographic trends indicate that the annual number of expected deaths in Canada will double between 2005 and 2036, thus demanding further knowledge development to ensure quality end of life care in the future for an increasing part of the population. End of life care has...
Home Care Case Managers' Integrated Care of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: An Institutional EthnographyDownload
Background: Over 90% of Canadians age 65 and over live at home or in community assisted living settings. Of this, 33% have two or more chronic conditions, with one in six of this population receiving home care services. Multi-morbidity is a predictor of decreased quality of life, premature...
Frequency of Binge Drinking and the Perception of Peer Alcohol Use Among Post-Secondary Students: A Survey of University Students in a Western Canadian ProvinceDownload
Problematic alcohol use, including binge drinking, is a highly prevalent but widely unaddressed public health issue in North America. Binge drinking is especially problematic for young adults in college and university because their rates of binge drinking are considerably higher in comparison to...